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Guitarist sues to stop use of Jefferson Starship band name

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A founding member of Jefferson Starship is suing to stop some of his former bandmates from using the band's name for upcoming performances and merchandise. Guitarist...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:56

Review: In 'Casting JonBenet,' reliving a tabloid sensation

Yesterday's media circus is today's documentary. It has, recently, seemed like all the stories that once dominated our tabloids are now cramming our screens. O.J. Simpson, Anthony Weiner, Amanda Knox...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:54

Explosive armed robbery is Paraguay's biggest heist

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguayan prosecutors say the gang that blasted into an armored company vault this week got away with $11.72 million in cash — the biggest heist in...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:53

Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday created an office at the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve accountability and protect whistleblowers, calling it a "bold step forward." Trump,...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:52

Correction: Immunity-Q&A story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a March 31 story about the process for receiving immunity, The Associated Press in one location erroneously identified Robert Kelner as the attorney for President Donald...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:50

Still no verdict in eye doctor's $105M Medicare fraud case

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury in South Florida still doesn't have a verdict after two days of deliberations in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:47

The Latest: Beer stores near reservation may have to close

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on state regulators' efforts to close four beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska, near the officially dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (all times local): ___...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:46

No charges over sexual misconduct claims at boarding school

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say former faculty and staff members accused of sexual misconduct at the prestigious Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school can't be charged because too...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:45

No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up, with music, art

NEW YORK (AP) — In a park amid skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:44

Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:40

HGTV hosts: Show is '100 percent positive' about Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The hosts of a new HGTV show say their program "Home Town" is shining a positive light on their home state. Erin and Ben Napier live...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:35

Feds: Tribe-owned online lenders collected on invalid debts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators sued four online lenders for collecting consumer debts they weren't legally owed, an area that is a prime source of consumer complaints. The Consumer Financial...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:35

United moves to ease criticism with settlement, new policies

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines moved to staunch criticism — and any customer defections — by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off one of its planes two...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:34

Lawyer: 'Infowars' host Jones often acts like 'cult leader'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawyer for the ex-wife of right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says the radio personality is a "cult leader" who's turning their children...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:33

The Latest: France's Macron would formalize first lady role

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 11:28 p.m. Emmanuel Macron says he would formalize the role of first lady, if he is elected as...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:32

Canadian sent to US prison for smuggling immigrants in 1999

DETROIT (AP) — A Canadian man has been sentenced to 15 months in a U.S. prison nearly 20 years after he smuggled immigrants across the Detroit River. Justice moved slowly...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:32

The Latest: Police arrest 4 during Berkeley protests

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Ann Coulter's canceled appearance at UC Berkeley (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Police have arrested four people as demonstrations continue near the University...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:31

2nd Waffle House co-founder dies weeks after partner's death

ATLANTA (AP) — Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died weeks after the death...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:27

The Latest: France's Le Pen vows to 'tame' globalization

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential election (all times local): 11:20 p.m. French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is ramping up her campaign for the blue-collar vote...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:25

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's top diplomat says his government only learned through media reports that the Trump administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:24

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:23

US presses for Americans' release in direct talks with Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says American diplomats used a meeting with Iranian counterparts to press for the release of Americans detained in Iran. It's the first public acknowledgment...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:21

Facing deadline, most Wisconsin dairy farms find new buyer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A dairy group says most of Wisconsin's 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found them. The Dairy Business...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:21

Woman convicted in mom's death; case tied to found remains

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the New York murder trial of the sister of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:20

Correction: Shenandoah River-Pollution story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story April 26 about a report on pollution in the Shenandoah River, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation has...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:20

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